Free Online Canada Obituaries and Obituary Indexes

One of the main goals for genealogists in searching historical newspapers is to find obituaries.  Obituaries are a gold mine of information. They provide death dates and locations, funeral and cemetery information, and sometimes more importantly – information about the relatives of the deceased’s family and extended family.  This family name information is often not […]

1,450 Free Southern States Institutional Record Collections

Institutional records are another class of collections that should be part of one’s genealogy research repertoire. Although most of your ancestors may not have spent time in an institution, I’ll bet that almost every family tree has several that have. So they are worth your effort to research. Here are a few good primers for […]